Dancing with the stars dating pia
That would not have happened last year, when Simon Cowell was sneering on "Idol": "If you listen to one of those dancing shows, they always have a singer murdering a song on it." And when "DWTS" topped "Idol" in the ratings for a few weeks last spring, "DWTS" host Tom Bergeron bragged in an interview that he got "a kick out of the fact that it's probably making them a little crazy." So, what happened?
Last night on "Dancing With the Stars," Pia Toscano belted while her boyfriend, Mark Ballas, twirled around the dance floor.
Tomorrow night, Pia Toscano -- who made waves when she was surprisingly voted off "Idol" earlier this month -- will sing on "DWTS" while dancers Mark Ballas and Karina Smirnoff boogie on stage.
Just last week, Ryan Seacrest waded out into the "Idol" audience to chat up Ballas about his new favorite "Idol" -- now that his reported new squeeze, Pia, is out of the running. Pia's appearance is the culmination of weeks of subtle good vibes the two shows have -- uncharacteristically -- been sending out to each other, starting with "DWTS" showcasing "Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez's latest hit "On the Floor" for a show-opening number last month.
There were quite a few people there—it was a group... I think I can do better."And our girl Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett confessed, "I feel like I could have done better.
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